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Events for October 2013

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  1. Week of September 29, 2013

    1. Tuesday, October 1, 2013

      1. All DayThe Job Search: Kick-off Week
      2. 11:00 am - 11:50 amSarah Christensen, Visual Resources Curator, schrstn@illinois.edu
        Introduction to ARTstor

        The workshop will be held in the Main Library, Library 314. Take the north stairwell (Armory and Wright Street entrance) to the 3rd floor of the Main Library and make a left at the top of the stairs.

      3. 2:00 pm - 5:00 pmData Services
        Main Library, Scholarly Commons, Room 306
      4. 3:00 pm - 4:00 pmKatherine Eriksen
        Resumes and Cover Letters for Graduate Students and Postdocs
        405 Illini Union
      5. 5:30 pm - 6:20 pmReference, Research, and Scholarly Services, learnlib@library.illinois.edu
        Drowning in Citations? RefWorks Can Help!

        The workshop will be held in the Main Library, Library 314. Take the north stairwell (Armory and Wright Street entrance) to the 3rd floor of the Main Library and make a left at the top of the stairs.

      6. 5:30 pm - 7:30 pmR: Getting Started with R
        2043 Lincoln Hall
    2. Wednesday, October 2, 2013

      1. All DayThe Job Search: Kick-off Week
      2. 2:00 pm - 4:00 pmATLAS Web Services Office Hours
      3. 2:00 pm - 5:00 pmData Services
        Main Library, Scholarly Commons, Room 306
      4. 2:00 pm - 2:50 pmKathleen Kern, Reference Librarian, katkern@illinois.edu
        Demystify the Literature Review and Start Your Research

        The workshop will be held in the Main Library, Library 314. Take the north stairwell (Armory and Wright Street entrance) to the 3rd floor of the Main Library and make a left at the top of the stairs.

      5. 2:00 pm - 3:00 pmKatherine Eriksen and Alexis Thompson
        Professional Presentation for the Job Search
        405 Illini Union
    3. Thursday, October 3, 2013

      1. All DayThe Job Search: Kick-off Week
      2. 2:00 pm - 4:00 pmCareer Services Drop-in Hours
        204 Coble Hall
      3. 2:00 pm - 5:00 pmData Services
        Main Library, Scholarly Commons, Room 306
      4. 2:00 pm - 2:50 pmErik Radio, RRSS, learnlib@library.illinois.edu
        Deep Searching the Web

        The workshop will be held in the Main Library, Library 314. Take the north stairwell (Armory and Wright Street entrance) to the 3rd floor of the Main Library and make a left at the top of the stairs.

      5. 5:30 pm - 7:30 pmSPSS 2: Inferential Statistics with SPSS
        2043 Lincoln Hall
    4. Friday, October 4, 2013

      1. All DayThe Job Search: Kick-off Week
      2. 1:00 pm - 1:50 pmSarah Williams, Life Sciences Data Services Librarian, scwillms@illinois.edu
        Database Design for the Non-Technical Researcher

        The workshop will be held in the Main Library, Library 314. Take the north stairwell (Armory and Wright Street entrance) to the 3rd floor of the Main Library and make a left at the top of the stairs.

      3. 2:00 pm - 5:00 pmData Services
        Main Library, Scholarly Commons, Room 306
  2. Week of October 6, 2013

    1. Monday, October 7, 2013

      1. 10:00 am - 12:00 pmATLAS Web Services Office Hours
      2. 1:00 pm - 1:50 pmXimin Mi, learnlib@library.illinois.edu
        Introduction to Infographics Using Piktochart

        The workshop will be held in the Main Library, Library 314. Take the north stairwell (Armory and Wright Street entrance) to the 3rd floor of the Main Library and make a left at the top of the stairs.

      3. 2:00 pm - 5:00 pmData Services
        Main Library, Scholarly Commons, Room 306
      4. 3:00 pm - 3:50 pmErik Radio, Reference, Research, and Scholarly Services, learnlib@library.illinois.edu
        Personal Information Management

        The workshop will be held in the Main Library, Library 314. Take the north stairwell (Armory and Wright Street entrance) to the 3rd floor of the Main Library and make a left at the top of the stairs.

    2. Tuesday, October 8, 2013

      1. 10:00 am - 10:50 amLaura Atkins, ATLAS
        ICPSR: Health, Economic, Social & Political Data for Secondary Analysis

        The workshop will be held in the Main Library, Library 314. Take the north stairwell (Armory and Wright Street entrance) to the 3rd floor of the Main Library and make a left at the top of the stairs.

      2. 10:00 am - 12:00 pmIllinois Compass 2g: The Grade Center, October 8, 10 AM - 12 PM
        23 Illini Hall
      3. 11:00 am - 11:50 amReference, Research, and Scholarly Services, learnlib@library.illinois.edu
        Drowning in Citations? RefWorks Can Help!
        314 library
      4. 1:00 pm - 1:50 pmXimin Mi, learnlib@library.illinois.edu
        Improve your research strategies - In Mandarin

        The workshop will be held in the Main Library, Library 314. Take the north stairwell (Armory and Wright Street entrance) to the 3rd floor of the Main Library and make a left at the top of the stairs.

      5. 2:00 pm - 5:00 pmData Services
        Main Library, Scholarly Commons, Room 306
      6. 5:30 pm - 7:30 pmStata 1: Getting Started with Stata
        2043 Lincoln Hall
    3. Wednesday, October 9, 2013

      1. 9:00 am - 9:50 amXimin Mi, learnlib@library.illinois.edu
        Improve your research strategies - In Mandarin

        The workshop will be held in the Main Library, Library 314. Take the north stairwell (Armory and Wright Street entrance) to the 3rd floor of the Main Library and make a left at the top of the stairs.

      2. 10:00 am - 11:30 amKirk Hess, Digital Humanities Specialist, kirkhess@illinois.edu and Seth Robbins, srobbins@illinois.edu
        An Introduction to R

        The workshop will be held in the Main Library, Library 314. Take the north stairwell (Armory and Wright Street entrance) to the 3rd floor of the Main Library and make a left at the top of the stairs.

      3. 2:00 pm - 4:00 pmATLAS Web Services Office Hours
      4. 2:00 pm - 5:00 pmData Services
        Main Library, Scholarly Commons, Room 306
      5. 2:00 pm - 2:50 pmErik Radio, Reference, Research, and Scholarly Services, learnlib@library.illinois.edu
        Personal Information Management
        314 library
    4. Thursday, October 10, 2013

      1. 10:00 am - 10:50 amMark Wardecker, Reference Librarian, wardeckm@illinois.edu
        Visualizing Your Data

        The workshop will be held in the Main Library, Library 314. Take the north stairwell (Armory and Wright Street entrance) to the 3rd floor of the Main Library and make a left at the top of the stairs.

      2. 12:00 pm - 1:30 pmWelcome Lunch for New Postdocs
        304 Coble Hall
      3. 2:00 pm - 4:00 pmCareer Services Drop-in Hours
        204 Coble Hall
      4. 2:00 pm - 5:00 pmData Services
        Main Library, Scholarly Commons, Room 306
      5. 5:30 pm - 7:30 pmSAS 1: Getting Started with SAS
        2043 Lincoln Hall
    5. Friday, October 11, 2013

      1. 11:00 am - 12:20 pmJenny Emanuel, Digital Resources and Reference Librarian, emanuelj@illinois.edu and Emilia Marcyk
        Drowning in Citations and PDFs? EndNote Can Help!

        The workshop will be held in the Main Library, Library 314. Take the north stairwell (Armory and Wright Street entrance) to the 3rd floor of the Main Library and make a left at the top of the stairs.

      2. 2:00 pm - 5:00 pmData Services
        Main Library, Scholarly Commons, Room 306
  3. Week of October 13, 2013

    1. Monday, October 14, 2013

      1. All DayCareers in E-Learning and Instructional Design - VersatilePhD Forum Discussion
        Online
      2. 10:00 am - 12:00 pmATLAS Web Services Office Hours
      3. 2:00 pm - 5:00 pmData Services
        Main Library, Scholarly Commons, Room 306
      4. 3:00 pm - 3:50 pmSarah Shreeves, Scholarly Commons, sshreeve@illinois.edu; Karen Hogenboom, Numeric and Spatial Data Librarian, hogenboo@illinois.edu
        Using ICPSR to Meet Data Management Plan Requirements for Social Science Data

        The workshop will be held in the Main Library, Library 314. Take the north stairwell (Armory and Wright Street entrance) to the 3rd floor of the Main Library and make a left at the top of the stairs.

    2. Tuesday, October 15, 2013

      1. All DayCareers in E-Learning and Instructional Design - VersatilePhD Forum Discussion
        Online
      2. 11:00 am - 11:50 amPeg Burnette, Biomedical Sciences Librarian, phburn@illinois.edu
        Survey of Resources for Biomedical Sciences

        The workshop will be held in the Main Library, Library 314. Take the north stairwell (Armory and Wright Street entrance) to the 3rd floor of the Main Library and make a left at the top of the stairs.

      3. 2:00 pm - 5:00 pmData Services
        Main Library, Scholarly Commons, Room 306
      4. 5:30 pm - 6:20 pmHarriett Green, English and Digital Humanities Librarian, green19@illinois.edu
        Digital Humanities Workshop: Introduction to XML and the Principles of Text Encoding

        The workshop will be held in the Main Library, Library 314. Take the north stairwell (Armory and Wright Street entrance) to the 3rd floor of the Main Library and make a left at the top of the stairs.

      5. 5:30 pm - 7:30 pmStata 2: Inferential Statistics with Stata
        2043 Lincoln Hall
    3. Wednesday, October 16, 2013

      1. All DayCareers in E-Learning and Instructional Design - VersatilePhD Forum Discussion
        Online
      2. 2:00 pm - 4:00 pmATLAS Web Services Office Hours
      3. 2:00 pm - 5:00 pmData Services
        Main Library, Scholarly Commons, Room 306
      4. 2:00 pm - 2:50 pmErik Radio, Reference, Research, and Scholarly Services, learnlib@library.illinois.edu
        Getting Organized with Mendeley

        The workshop will be held in the Main Library, Library 314. Take the north stairwell (Armory and Wright Street entrance) to the 3rd floor of the Main Library and make a left at the top of the stairs.

      5. 2:00 pm - 4:00 pmIllinois Compass 2g: Assessing Student Performance with Tests and Surveys
        23 Illini Hall
    4. Thursday, October 17, 2013

      1. All DayCareers in E-Learning and Instructional Design - VersatilePhD Forum Discussion
        Online
      2. 10:00 am - 10:50 amErik Radio, Reference, Research, and Scholarly Services, learnlib@library.illinois.edu
        Getting Organized with Mendeley

        The workshop will be held in the Main Library, Library 314. Take the north stairwell (Armory and Wright Street entrance) to the 3rd floor of the Main Library and make a left at the top of the stairs.

      3. 10:00 am - 12:00 pmIllinois Compass 2g: The Essentials, October 17, 10 AM - 12 PM
        23 Illini Hall
      4. 2:00 pm - 4:00 pmCareer Services Drop-in Hours
        204 Coble Hall
      5. 2:00 pm - 5:00 pmData Services
        Main Library, Scholarly Commons, Room 306
      6. 5:30 pm - 7:30 pmSAS 2: Inferential Statistics with SAS
        2043 Lincoln Hall
    5. Friday, October 18, 2013

      1. All DayCareers in E-Learning and Instructional Design - VersatilePhD Forum Discussion
        Online
      2. 11:00 am - 11:50 amKathleen Kern, Reference Librarian, katkern@illinois.edu
        Demystify the Literature Review and Start Your Research

        The workshop will be held in the Main Library, Library 314. Take the north stairwell (Armory and Wright Street entrance) to the 3rd floor of the Main Library and make a left at the top of the stairs.

      3. 11:00 am - 12:00 pmIllinois Compass 2g: Key Features for Teaching Assistants, Graders and Staff
        23 Illini Hall
      4. 2:00 pm - 5:00 pmData Services
        Main Library, Scholarly Commons, Room 306
      5. 2:00 pm - 4:00 pmWikis and more: Collaborative tools for Faculty research, service, and teaching
        23 Illini Hall
  4. Week of October 20, 2013

    1. Monday, October 21, 2013

      1. 10:00 am - 12:00 pmATLAS Web Services Office Hours
      2. 11:00 am - 11:50 amSarah Shreeves, Scholarly Commons, sshreeve@illinois.edu and Kathleen Kern, Reference Librarian, katkern@illinois.edu
        Create and Manage an Online Scholarly Presence

        The workshop will be held in the Main Library, Library 314. Take the north stairwell (Armory and Wright Street entrance) to the 3rd floor of the Main Library and make a left at the top of the stairs.

      3. 1:00 pm - 1:50 pmSarah Shreeves, Scholarly Commons, sshreeve@illinois.edu
        Your Research Rights: Ownership Awareness to Maximize the Impact

        The workshop will be held in the Main Library, Library 314. Take the north stairwell (Armory and Wright Street entrance) to the 3rd floor of the Main Library and make a left at the top of the stairs.

      4. 2:00 pm - 5:00 pmData Services
        Main Library, Scholarly Commons, Room 306
      5. 2:30 pm - 4:00 pmKatherine Eriksen and Alexis Thompson
        CareerSTART: Creating Your Plan
        404 Illini Union
      6. 3:00 pm - 3:50 pmThomas Padilla, Scholarly Commons, sc@library.illinois.edu
        Introduction to Viewshare: Turning Data into Maps, Timelines, and More

        The workshop will be held in the Main Library, Library 314. Take the north stairwell (Armory and Wright Street entrance) to the 3rd floor of the Main Library and make a left at the top of the stairs.

    2. Tuesday, October 22, 2013

      1. 2:00 pm - 5:00 pmData Services
        Main Library, Scholarly Commons, Room 306
      2. 2:00 pm - 2:50 pmSarah Shreeves, Scholarly Commons, sshreeve@illinois.edu
        The Changing Publishing Environment

        The workshop will be held in the Main Library, Library 314. Take the north stairwell (Armory and Wright Street entrance) to the 3rd floor of the Main Library and make a left at the top of the stairs.

      3. 3:00 pm - 4:30 pmKatherine Eriksen
        Graduate Student Panel: What I wish I had known
        405 Illini Union
      4. 3:00 pm - 4:50 pmWorkshop: National Institutes of Health’s National Research Service Award (the Kirschstein Fellowship)
        124 Burrill Hall
      5. 5:30 pm - 7:30 pmArcGIS 1: Introduction to ArcCatalog and ArcMap
        2043 Lincoln Hall
      6. 5:30 pm - 6:20 pmAngie Stangl, Reference, Research, and Scholarly Services, learnlib@library.illinois.edu
        Current Awareness: Tools to Stay Current in Your Field

        The workshop will be held in the Main Library, Library 314. Take the north stairwell (Armory and Wright Street entrance) to the 3rd floor of the Main Library and make a left at the top of the stairs.

    3. Wednesday, October 23, 2013

      1. 11:00 am - 11:50 amBetsy Kruger, betsyk@illinois.edu and Angela Waarala, waarala2@illinois.edu, Digital Content Creation
        Digital Historian Series: Using Digital Tools for Archival Research

        The workshop will be held in the Main Library, Library 314. Take the north stairwell (Armory and Wright Street entrance) to the 3rd floor of the Main Library and make a left at the top of the stairs.

      2. 1:00 pm - 2:30 pmGreg Lambeth
        Time Management
        210 Illini Union
      3. 2:00 pm - 4:00 pmATLAS Web Services Office Hours
      4. 2:00 pm - 5:00 pmData Services
        Main Library, Scholarly Commons, Room 306
      5. 2:00 pm - 2:50 pmKathleen Kern, Reference Librarian, katkern@illinois.edu
        Getting the Most out of Google

        The workshop will be held in the Main Library, Library 314. Take the north stairwell (Armory and Wright Street entrance) to the 3rd floor of the Main Library and make a left at the top of the stairs.

      6. 2:00 pm - 4:00 pmIllinois Compass 2g: The Essentials, October 23, 2 PM - 4 PM
        23 Illini Hall
    4. Thursday, October 24, 2013

      1. 10:00 am - 10:50 amJamie Nelson, CITES Academic Technology Services, jamien@illinois.edu
        Using PowerPoint to its Potential and Other Presentation Strategies

        The workshop will be held in the Main Library, Library 314. Take the north stairwell (Armory and Wright Street entrance) to the 3rd floor of the Main Library and make a left at the top of the stairs.

      2. 12:00 pmUSFSCO Student Money Management Center
        Identity Theft Protection - What You Need To Know To Avoid Becoming a Victim @ UIUC
        Urbana campus/TBD - email will be sent to registrants
      3. 12:00 pm - 12:50 pmUSFSCO Student Money Management Center, studentmoney@uillinois.edu
        Identity Theft Protection – What you need to know to avoid becoming a victim

        The workshop will be held in the Main Library, Library 314. Take the north stairwell (Armory and Wright Street entrance) to the 3rd floor of the Main Library and make a left at the top of the stairs.

      4. 2:00 pm - 4:00 pmCareer Services Drop-in Hours
        204 Coble Hall
      5. 2:00 pm - 5:00 pmData Services
        Main Library, Scholarly Commons, Room 306
      6. 2:00 pmUSFSCO Student Money Management Center
        Identity Theft Protection - What You Need To Know To Avoid Becoming a Victim @ UIUC
        Urbana campus/TBD - email will be sent to registrants
      7. 2:00 pm - 2:50 pmUSFSCO Student Money Management Center, studentmoney@uillinois.edu
        Identity Theft Protection – What you need to know to avoid becoming a victim

        The workshop will be held in the Main Library, Library 314. Take the north stairwell (Armory and Wright Street entrance) to the 3rd floor of the Main Library and make a left at the top of the stairs.

      8. 3:00 pm - 3:50 pmSarah Shreeves, Scholarly Commons, sshreeve@illinois.edu
        Your Research Rights: Ownership Awareness to Maximize the Impact

        The workshop will be held in the Main Library, Library 314. Take the north stairwell (Armory and Wright Street entrance) to the 3rd floor of the Main Library and make a left at the top of the stairs.

    5. Friday, October 25, 2013

      1. 11:00 am - 11:50 amKaren Hogenboom, Numeric and Spatial Data Librarian, sc@library.illinois.edu
        Finding and Using Census Data

        The workshop will be held in the Main Library, Library 314. Take the north stairwell (Armory and Wright Street entrance) to the 3rd floor of the Main Library and make a left at the top of the stairs.

      2. 2:00 pm - 5:00 pmData Services
        Main Library, Scholarly Commons, Room 306
  5. Week of October 27, 2013

    1. Monday, October 28, 2013

      1. 10:00 am - 12:00 pmATLAS Web Services Office Hours
      2. 10:00 am - 11:30 amDr. Rita Stephan, U.S. Department of State
        What Can You Do with a PhD? Careers in Public Service.
        3057 Lincoln Hall
      3. 2:00 pm - 5:00 pmData Services
        Main Library, Scholarly Commons, Room 306
      4. 3:00 pm - 3:50 pmMerinda Hensley, Instructional Services Librarian, learnlib@library.illinois.edu
        How to Build a Great Poster

        The workshop will be held in the Main Library, Library 314. Take the north stairwell (Armory and Wright Street entrance) to the 3rd floor of the Main Library and make a left at the top of the stairs.

    2. Tuesday, October 29, 2013

      1. 10:00 am - 10:50 amXiaolu Zhou, ATLAS, atlas@illinois.edu
        Using Census Data in Geographic Information Systems (GIS)

        The workshop will be held in the Main Library, Library 314. Take the north stairwell (Armory and Wright Street entrance) to the 3rd floor of the Main Library and make a left at the top of the stairs.

      2. 2:00 pm - 5:00 pmData Services
        Main Library, Scholarly Commons, Room 306
    3. Wednesday, October 30, 2013

      1. 2:00 pm - 4:00 pmATLAS Web Services Office Hours
      2. 2:00 pm - 5:00 pmData Services
        Main Library, Scholarly Commons, Room 306
      3. 2:00 pm - 2:50 pmMary Mallory, Government Information Services Coordinator, mmallory@illinois.edu
        Government Information and Statistics

        The workshop will be held in the Main Library, Library 314. Take the north stairwell (Armory and Wright Street entrance) to the 3rd floor of the Main Library and make a left at the top of the stairs.

    4. Thursday, October 31, 2013

      1. 10:00 am - 10:50 amMerinda Hensley, Instructional Services Librarian, learnlib@library.illinois.edu
        How to Build a Great Poster

        The workshop will be held in the Main Library, Library 314. Take the north stairwell (Armory and Wright Street entrance) to the 3rd floor of the Main Library and make a left at the top of the stairs.

      2. 2:00 pm - 4:00 pmCareer Services Drop-in Hours
        204 Coble Hall
      3. 2:00 pm - 5:00 pmData Services
        Main Library, Scholarly Commons, Room 306
      4. 5:30 pm - 7:30 pmArcGIS 2: Introduction to ArcToolbox
        2043 Lincoln Hall